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June 19, 2018 12:00 AM Kulsoom’s condition: Nawaz, Maryam postpone return to Pakistan

LONDON: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz have delayed their return to Pakistan owing to precarious condition of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz. Sources said the condition of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz was very serious and doctors had decided not to remove her from life support machine. Sources said Nawaz Sharif, Hussain Nawaz and Maryam 1

June 18, 2018 3:16 PM Iftikhar Chaudhry launched against PTI after 'Reham’s flop show': PTI

ISLAMABAD: In a scathing attack on Iftikhar Chaudhry, PTI spokesman Fawad Chaudhry said that former chief justice was launched by rivals to malign his party after “Reham Khan’s flop show.” “Iftikhar Chaudhry is like a tumor in Pakistani system and the game being played by him will damage the politics. Why can’t NAB see cases against Iftikhar Chaudhry

June 14, 2018 12:00 AM Khadija stabbing case: SC accepts appeal against acquittal

LAHORE: The Supreme Court on Wednesday accepted for regular hearing an appeal against acquittal of Shah Hussain in the case pertaining to stabbing law student Khadija Siddiqui. During a hearing at Supreme Court’s Lahore Registry on Wednesday, a two member bench led by Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa issued bailable arrest warrants for Hussain and ordered 8

June 8, 2018 11:08 AM Professor Hasan Askari takes oath as Punjab caretaker CM

ISLAMABAD: Professor Hasan Askari on Friday took oath as caretaker chief minister of Punjab. Askari was chosen by the Election Commission of Pakistan after the Opposition and the government failed to reach consensus on any name for the slot of the interim chief minister. Punjab Governor Rafique Rajwana administered oath to the caretaker chief minister 4

June 8, 2018 12:00 AM Prince of Wales will give evidence to child sex abuse probe

LONDON: The Prince of Wales has been asked to give a witness statement to a public inquiry about a paedophile bishop convicted and jailed for abusing young men. Prince Charles has been approached by lawyers acting for the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse which is investigating the disgraced bishop Peter Ball. The former bishop of Lewes and of Gloucester 1

June 7, 2018 12:00 AM Protesters defiant as Jordanians strike over tax bill

AMMAN: Doctors, lawyers and teachers staged a strike across Jordan on Wednesday in protest over IMF-backed austerity measures including a proposed income tax law that have sparked a week of angry demonstrations. Lawyers in black robes were among more than 1,000 protesters who gathered outside the headquarters of the country’s trade union federation in the capital 2

June 5, 2018 12:00 AM Kasur anti-judiciary rally: LHC to record statements of accused today

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday decided to record the statements of former lawmakers and other accused today (Tuesday) in a case pertaining to an anti-judiciary protest and rally in Kasur. A three-member bench heading by Justice Mazahir Ali Akbar Naqvi was a hearing acontempt petition filed by Nasim Mirza who is the Kasur’s district bar association 1

June 2, 2018 12:00 AM Ex-DBA president dies at 100

TOBA TEK SINGH: Former district bar association (DBA) president Chaudhry M Sulan died here on Friday at the age of 100. He had graduated from Ludhiana Degree college in 1940. He then served for some years in Indian information department at Simla. He passed LLB from Punjab University in 1950 after migrated to Pakistan. He started his law practice at Toba. His nephew

May 30, 2018 12:00 AM Office-bearers of PLF quit

PESHAWAR: The vice-president of People’s Lawyers Forum (PLF), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Muzamil Khan on Tuesday resigned after developing differences with the leaders of the body. He announced his resignation at a press conference at the Peshawar Press Club. Wali Khan Afridi Advocate and Javed Ali Asghar were also present on the occasion. Muzamil Khan said that the PLF office-bearers 1

May 27, 2018 12:00 AM Imran Series’ novelist Mazhar Kaleem laid to rest

MULTAN: A famed Urdu novelist and lawyer Mazhar Kaleem MA, known for his spy novels ‘Imran Series,’ passed away after a prolonged illness, here on Saturday. He was 75. His funeral prayers were offered at Abdali Mosque here which were attended by numerous renowned personalities belonging to different segments of the society including poets and lawyers 6